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Dr. Christine Sauer, MD ND
10 min readMar 20, 2022

A Framework For Reasoning In Healthcare When It Comes To “Abnormal” Medical Symptoms And Lab Test Findings

Do you suffer from “weird” symptoms? No-one seems to find what it could be?

Have you been given a summary label like “depression”, “anxiety”, “irritable bowel”, “fatigue”, “functional…”, “fibromyalgia”, “chronic …syndrome”, or something like it?

Here is the process that I use with my clients to get to the root causes of their symptoms and drill down to how to best help them address their individual situation, illness or disease and help them to truly start living their best life, full of energy, passion and purpose.

This also can help you if you are a healthcare provider (or if you would like to better communicate with your own healthcare provider).

The Current State of Healthcare

Many doctors, despite having good intentions, do not have the time — and sometimes the knowledge or experience needed -

  • to take a good history (this alone can take more than two…



Dr. Christine Sauer, MD ND

German-trained physician, Brain & Mental Health Professional, Educator and Coach; Helping Rising Stars to Sparkle —